Blowing Dust

X-band Radar 3 Long Range Dust Detection Sensor
Though 2020 had a 'nonsoon,' it did give us a good trial for our innovative new dust detection and warning system on Interstate 10 between Phoenix and Tucson.
Pull Aside Stay Alive
Dust storm season will soon be upon us. Do you know what you should do if you encounter one while driving?
Variable speed limit corridor sign
Interstate 10 drivers between Eloy and Picacho Peak should expect something very different this summer when storms hit: reduced speed limits, speed feedback signs and new overhead boards that display urgent safety messages.
Dust detection sign from 1976
Building on efforts across the decades, we’re working on a dust detection and warning system on I-10 near the community of Picacho.
Dust storm moves over Ray Road
You have a smartphone, may want a smart car and will soon be introduced to smart highways.
Roadway in a dust storm
At ADOT, our crews remind everyone of the do’s and don’ts of driving through a dust storm with our "Pull Aside, Stay Alive" education campaign. ADOT is doing more than just an education campaign.
Dust storm
The Pull Aside, Stay Alive campaign urges motorists caught in low-visibility blowing dust to pull off the roadway and turn off all vehicle lights. Today's blog explains why.

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